Why study in Cyprus?
Why study in Cyprus?
Cyprus, officially called the Republic of Cyprus,is an island nation in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean.With an average of 326 days of sunshine a year, Cyprus offers the best climate to study, explore and relax all year round!
Well-known for its sunny beaches, luxurious hotels and impeccable tourism services, Cyprus has invested its riches in a high-quality European education system, with affordable university tuition costs and plenty of facilities and benefits.
Thousands of students from all over the world study in Cyprus each year, making studying in Cyprus one of the top choices for international students in Europe.
Cyprus offers affordable and high-quality education. Cyprus spends more than 7% of its GDP on education, the third-highest share in the European Union after Denmark and Sweden.
Although Cyprus is a member of the EU and the Bologna system, most schools and colleges are based on the American system of education, which gives students the opportunity to choose their academic load and vary their course. It has a positive impact both on students’ leisure time and tuition fee, as the fewer subjects you study, the less you pay.
Benefits of studying in Cyprus
“The capital and largest city of the Republic of Cyprus is Nicosia.”
Typical living and learning costs
Living in Cyprus as an international student is quite affordable. For international student’s education cost differs on the choice of study course and the institution.
Accommodation – The living cost is mostly dependent on one’s spending habits and lifestyle. Cyprus is economically well heeled country and the costs of living are according to incomes of the citizens.
Like other European countries, Government of Cyprus sets the minimum wage which is fixed in consideration that everyone can afford accommodation, food and transportation expenditures. But the international students travelling to Cyprus can expect the living cost to be reasonable than many other European countries. Tourism and education are two of the highest earning sectors of Cyprus therefore international students are accommodated so that more enrollments could be encouraged. The accommodation cost vary from location to location but overall they are not expensive.
We understands how crucial accommodations are in the students’ study abroad experience. As such, we offer a variety of accommodation options so that students will have the most memorable and enjoyable stays possible (host family, homestay host, executive host family, residences, hostel / hotel, studios, shared apartments,etc.).
Food – The students studying in abroad generally have limited budget of finances therefore eating out is an expensive option. If you cook meals at home affording your monthly food expenses in Cyprus are cheap costs.
Transportation – The transport services of Cyprus include buses, ferries and taxies. Most of the locals utilize public transport for travelling and many own cars. The overall road infrastructure is established even if you purchase a car in Cyprus, travelling can be afforded in the city during semesters and in seasonal holidays you can travel to other cities and explore the historical sites of Cyprus.
Tuition fees – Tuition fees vary depending on the studies you choose. The wide range of courses is reflected by a large range of prices.
Cyprus universities aim at providing students with such a support that help them improve academic capabilities by assisting to improvise skills and talents as promising individuals of the future.
For the Bachelor undergraduate degree cost is around 3500 Euros a year except the pharmacy courses which goes up to 7000 Euros annually. For the Master’s degree or PHD course fees varies between 2000 and 2500 Euros.
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What can I expect from Cyprus?
The island country of Cyprus located at Mediterranean Sea is a high income economy and emerging study abroad destination. The degrees offered by universities of Cyprus are considered parallel to UK and USA but half in cost then why pay extra amount of money for same quality and standards of education?
From a one week general English course over the summer, English for Business, English & Sport and up to eleven months foundation/pathways courses to help you prepare for higher education, Cyprus has a huge range of choices.
The naturally beautiful landscape, surrounded by mountains and beaches, mild Mediterranean climate and pure air of Cyprus will suffice your aesthetic urge. You will be living in a popular tourist spot for your studies which would be just like killing two birds with one stone. The relaxing ambience of Cyprus and modern life style will be ensuring personal growth and broaden your outlook about life in general.